Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Help archives damaged by Harvey and Irma

Photography, history, and politics

Sarah Zang reviews James Delbourgo, Collecting the World: Hans Sloane and the Origins of the British Museum

The meaning of Charlottesville

Trump and the end of the “American Era

The Stanford of the East

Who suffers from anti-intellectualism?

Conservative professors

Podcasts and investigative reporting

Eugene McCarraher reviews Duff McDonald, The Golden Passport: Harvard Business School, the Limits of Capitalism, and the Moral Failure of the MBA Elite

A daughter turns ten

Do ideas have consequences in the age of Trump?

John McPhee talks about the writing process

Will you be watching Ken Burns’s “The Vietnam War?”  Here is some background reading.

The legend of Lou Gehrig

The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927